Below are links to websites you might find useful to gather additional information. Links are listed alphabetically under common categories for your convenience.

Aged Care

Aged & Community Services Australia
- ACSA represents approximately two thirds of the lifestyle and care community and provides information and resources for all areas of the industry.

Aged Care Standards & Accreditation Agency
- Provides information on what accreditation involves as well as accreditation reports on Care Centres to ensure you choose a Community that provides the best possible service and care.

Department of Health – Australian Government
- Provides information about lifestyle and care, along with resources and contact details of those providing industry services.

Family and Community Services – Ageing, Disability & Home Care – NSW Government
- NSW Government site for information on services, partners and areas of interest for older people.

My Aged Care - Australian Government
- Department of Social Services' supported site that provides comprehensive but impartial information on the lifestyle and care industry.

AgedCare101
- Pulls together everything you need to know about understanding and navigating aged care and retirement living

Carers

Carers Australia
- Carers Australia offer important services like counselling, advice, advocacy, education and training.

Family and Community Services – Ageing, Disability & Home Care – NSW Government

- NSW Government site for information on services, partners and areas of interest for older people.

My Aged Care - Australian Government
- Department of Social Services' supported site that provides comprehensive but impartial information on the lifestyle and care industry.

AgedCare101
- Pulls together everything you need to know about understanding and navigating aged care and retirement living

Dementia Information

Alzheimer’s Australia
- Alzheimer's Australia administers leading edge national dementia programs and services funded by the Commonwealth as well as providing national policy and advocacy for the 257,000 Australians living with dementia.

Dementia Care Australia
- Dementia Care Australia (DCA) is an independent information and education organisation specialising in supporting both people with dementia and their carers.

Financial Information

Centrelink - Carers
- A range of information offered to seniors covering areas such as payments, services and other related information.

Centrelink - Older Australians
- A range of information offered to seniors covering areas such as payments, services and other related information.

My Aged Care - Australian Government
- Offers details of where you can go for financial and legal information about aged care.

In-Home Care

Aged & Community Services Australia
- ACSA represents approximately two thirds of the lifestyle and care community and provides information and resources for all areas of the industry.

Department of Health – Australian Government
- Provides information about lifestyle and care, along with resources and contact details of those providing industry services.

Family and Community Services – Ageing, Disability & Home Care – NSW Government
- NSW Government site for information on services, partners and areas of interest for older people.

My Aged Care - Australian Government
- Department of Social Services' supported site that provides comprehensive but impartial information on the lifestyle and care industry.

AgedCare101
- Pulls together everything you need to know about understanding and navigating aged care and retirement living

Industry Information

Aged & Community Services Association of NSW & ACT
- The leading peak organisation for aged care services, community care services and retirement villages in NSW & ACT.

Aged & Community Services Australia
- ACSA represents approximately two thirds of the lifestyle and care community and provides information and resources for all areas of the industry.

Australian Institute of Health & Welfare
- The Australian Institute of Health & Welfare (AIHW) is the national agency set up to provide information on Australia's health and welfare, through statistics and data development that inform discussion and decisions on policy and services.

Council on the Ageing (COTA)

- COTA is Australia’s leading seniors organisation, run by and for senior Australians. This page provides links to state-based COTA websites to find the one that relates to you.

Department of Health – Australian Government
- Provides information about lifestyle and care, along with resources and contact details of those providing industry services.

Department of Health – NSW Government
- NSW Government site for information on health services in a wide range of settings.

DPS Guide to Aged Care
- This website includes valuable information on retirement living and supported / assisted living options as well as the most indepth Guide to Aged Care available in Australia.

National Seniors Australia
- A not-for-profit membership based organisation assisting the seniors community by providing economic and social benefits; representing views to Government at all levels; and making donations to charitable institutions.

Retirement Living Council
- The nation's peak body for the retirement industry.

Seniors Living

Department of Health – Federal Government
- Provides information about lifestyle and care, along with resources and contact details of those providing industry services.

Fair Trading – Consumer Guide – Retirement Villages
- Information about the rights of prospective residents, residents or operators under the Act.

Family and Community Services – Ageing, Disability & Home Care – NSW Government
- NSW Government site for information on services, partners and areas of interest for older people.

My Aged Care - Australian Government
- Department of Social Services' supported site that provides comprehensive but impartial information on the lifestyle and care industry.

AgedCare101
- Pulls together everything you need to know about understanding and navigating aged care and retirement living

 


 

The Good Life

Episode 12 of The Good Life YouTube Channel for over 55s is now available to view!

We meet two Queensland locals who have started Australia's first edible streetscape...find out more about how Wollongong’s army of volunteers prepared to welcome the city’s first cruise ship and its 3000 passengers...Pete joins Ben in the kitchen, but first up, we celebrated International Day of Older Persons a bit differently this year...

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